Subject to the approval of voters at the general election in November 2020, makes the following changes to Article II of the NC Constitution. Amends Section 8 to provide that in 2022 and thereafter, General Assembly members are to be elected every four years (currently every two years). Amends Section 2 and Section 4 to make Senators and Representatives, respectively, elected quadrennially instead of biennially.
If approved, the amendments become effective with the members elected in 2022.
Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Mar 28 2019)
Bill H 496 (2019-2020)Summary date: Mar 27 2019 - More information